Nigerian artiste, Simisola Ogunleye, popularly known as Simi, released a new album today, Friday, titled ‘Omo Charlie Champagne Vol. 1’ to celebrate her 31st birthday and also with a full-hearted dedication to her late father.
The female songstress announced the release of the album on her Instagram page, @simplysimi. The album contains 13 tracks which were produced by Vtek, Oscar, Legendary Beat and Season.
The post read, “When I was compiling this album, I knew I wanted to dedicate it to my daddy, Engr. Charles Oladele Ogunleye – who passed in 2014. I’m blessed to have come this far.
“I’m blessed that it was possible for me. I do not take this for granted. I couldn’t possibly be more thankful for this journey.
“To have amazing people like you supporting me every day is absolute Magic! I love you.
“#OmoCharlieChampgne is OUT NOW!!!! Yessss! I’m thankful to all the amazing people that made this possible.
“If it’s 12 am in your area, go on all the platforms and listen to #OmoCharlieChampagne Vol. 1.”
Simi’s husband, a fellow Nigerian artiste, Adekunle Gold was not found wanting as he also took to his Instagram page, @Adekunlegold to wish his wife a very happy birthday.
He wrote, “First birthday as Mrs Kosoko. Older by a year but sexier than ever. Happy birthday Omo Charlie Champagne. Love you forever.”
The album has become the second most trending topic on Twitter as her fans have commended her for performing an excellent job on the album. see some of the tweets below.
@Abbyfamous wrote, “So, I waited for this. Simi is never a disappointment! She’s just as ever amazing and beautiful in everything, her lyrics, voice and heart. She’s such beauty.
“I have listened to this album on Boom, and it continues all day. I Stan your Queenship! Happy Birthday Sweet!”
@_detola tweeted, “I am staying up all night to learn every damn words from #OmoCharlieChampagne it’s worth every penny guys!
“It made me cry, laugh, think, chill. Simi is not only intelligent and talented, she’s GOLD.”
@Drews_daughter said, “This album is food for the soul. The Simi army has been fed. Thank you queen @SympLySimi Many more years.”
@Beulahonoh tweeted, “My fav track in @SympLySimi ‘s omo Charlie champagne album I guess is ‘Mind your Bizness’ ? ft Falz, has been on my repeat.
“It has an important message for all them Amebo. Happy birthday Simi! May God bless you. Keep making awesome Music.”
2019 BBNaija: Two More Housemates Including Khafi’s Ex-Boyfriend Joins The Show
The Big Brother Naija Pepper Them show is surely heated up this week as the new twist propose by Biggie has taken another dimension. In addition to the two new housemates introduced, two more BBNaija contestants has been added to the show yesterday evening.
Enkay (female) and the most interesting twist is Joe (male) who is said to be Khafi’s Ex-Boyfriend.
Biggie, who had told the housemates that there is a fresh twist to the show, introduced the two fresh contestants into the house. Nobody had expected more contestants in the show and the housemates were obviously shocked when the other two contestants entered.
The fresh twist in has already begun to shake the house within 24 hours with the introduction of four fresh Housemates.
When Enkay was brought into the BBNaija show with the Biggie sound blast, Mercy could not conceal her feelings.
Mercy, Diane and Esther were also spotted discussing about the fresh housemates ‘ personalities. Their discussion was all about with how, while doing all they can to win the reality television show, they plan to connect with the current friends.
Enkay is a twenty-five-year-old tailor who defines herself as very unselfish, Joe, Khafi’s former boyfriend, is a creative director who comes to the house to showcase his artistic skill as well as create more difficulty.
The four new housemates are trying to settle in and adapt to the BBNaija house.
In her words, Enkay says she is the salt that is missing in the House and promises to be the spice and life of the whole place.
Omashola, who is up for eviction has found joy in meeting Venita after a five seconds kiss during a Truth or Dare game on Tuesday, July 30, 2019.
The Newly Released ‘Lion King’ Movie Hits One Billion Dollars In Three Weeks
After less than 3 weeks in cinemas, Disney’s’ The Lion King ‘ passed the one billion dollar mark. The 1994 movie remake showcases popular stars in lead roles. Popular stars like Beyonce, Donald Glover, and Chiwetel Ejiofor featured in the movie.
The film joins’ Avengers: Endgame,” Captain Marvel’ and’ Aladdin’ as the fourth Disney produced film in 2019 to exceed $1 billion in worldwide ticket revenues.
Disney has nearly 38 percent of national market share with its blockbuster slate, a cut that rises to over 40 percent when added to Fox, which it just bought.
At the domestic box office,’ The Lion King’ gained $361 million and $638 million abroad.
Beyond the shores of North America, ‘Lion King’ had particularly powerful viewings in China at $115 million, along with the United Kingdom at $48 million and Brazil at $44 million.
Also featured in the movie is Billy Eicher and Seth Rogen. The duo played Timon and Pumbaa respectively. James Earl Jones from the initial animated movie reproduced his role as Mufasa.
On the heels of another Disney benchmark, the milestone emerges. The firm set a fresh all-time record for worldwide ticket sales in a single studio between July 26 and July 28.
Disney reached $7.67 billion globally, smashing the $7.61 billion mark it had earlier set in 2016.
Disney set a new record in 2016 with four films that grossed over 1 billion dollars. In the coming months, Disney will release ‘Frozen 2′, a ‘Maleficent’ sequel and ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’.